Polyethylene has found increasing usage in industrial pipes, especially
in large diameter submarine pipes.
This paper outlines the benefits of polyethylene in this application,
comparing it to competitive materials.
Examples are given on projects were polyethylene has been chosen,
and the reasons behind this choice.
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Founded on February 24, 1999, the PE100+ Association is an industry organisation of
several polyethylene (PE) manufacturers whose objective is to guarantee consistent quality
at the highest level in the production and use of PE 100 pipe material.
The authors describe the current situation in terms of European...
This paper has been written to support the Workshop presentation. It is intended to be a
useful reference and introduction to plastics pipeline systems for the engineer, specifier or
end-user of plastics pipeline systems. The basic characteristics and types of plastics have
been reviewed. The reasons why plastics...